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Opposition protests continue in Ukraine after electoral reform failure
Supporters of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko maintained their siege of government buildings on Sunday. Yuschenko has encouraged supporters to keep up the pressure until President Leonid Kuchma fires Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych a (More)
Romania demands US Marine guard return to face DUI trial
Romania has demanded that a US Marine previously employed as an embassy guard return to the country to face charges for killing a man while driving intoxicated. The Romanian Foreign Ministry has sent an official letter to the US Embassy in Bucharest (More)
Hungarians vote on expanding citizenship
Hungarians vote today on whether 2.5 million ethnic Magyars, living outside Hungary in Romania and Ukraine, should be granted Hungarian citizenship. Critics believe granting citizenship rights will cause mass migrations and drain the country's b (More)
Zimbabwe opposition leader arrested
Morgan Tsvangiari, the leader of the Zimbabwe opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), was arrested and detained Saturday at Harare International Airport. Officials say he was released after a 20 minute detention. Tsvangiari, recently (More)
Ukrainian parliament deadlocks on election reform package
The Ukrainian Parliament Saturday failed to pass an electoral reform package aimed at preventing fraud in the country's upcoming re-run of the presidential election, now scheduled for December 26. The bills had prevously been agreed to in a pol (More)
Judge rules Interior Department can stay online
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled Friday that the US Interior Department does not have to disconnect its computers from the Internet despite the possibility of tampering by hackers. The dispute arose regarding the security (More)
Corporations & securities brief ~ Canadian market regulators fine CFSB over improper stock trades
In Friday's corporations and securities law news, the Canadian unit of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) will pay Canadian regulators $1.5 million Canadian to settle allegations it improperly traded shares of BCE, Canada's biggest phone comp (More)
BREAKING NEWS ~ Ukraine Supreme Court invalidates poll, orders new vote
BBC News is reporting that the Ukrainian Supreme Court has invalidated the disputed presidential election poll and ordered fresh elections.11:21 AM ET - Ukraine Channel 5 is broadcasting live video from Kyiv of crowds in the main square celebrating (More)
Four Infineon execs plead guilty in price-fixing scheme, to receive jail terms
Four executives of German computer chipmaker Infineon Technologies have agreed to plead guilty to charges of participating in a price-fixing scheme, the Department of Justice reported Thursday. Under the terms of the deal, the four men, who include (More)
Serb war crimes suspect surrenders, ICTY prosecutor reports
A former Serb military officer indicted for his role in the shelling of civilians in Sarajevo during the Bosnian war has surrendered and is being transported Friday to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, chief prosecutor C (More)